Update: UK competition watchdog calls for liner block exemption to continue

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has recommended that the Liner Shipping Consortia Block Exemption Regulation (CBER) be replaced by a Liner Shipping Consortia Block Exemption Order (CBEO) tailored to the needs of UK businesses and consumers when it expires on 25 April 2024. However, the CMA proposes that any CBEO should be broadly similar to the CBER retained from the European Union, to ensure continuity. However, it recommends some ... [+]

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